Settlers Hospitality Makes It a November to Remember Members News October 26, 2023 When the calendar turns to November, Settlers Hospitality responds with a collection of special events that capture the essence of the season. The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel, and Silver Birches deliver the flavors and festivities that make this a treasured time in the Pocono Mountains. A special salute to members of the armed forces commemorates Veterans Day. Veterans may enjoy a complimentary overnight stay on November 12 at The Settlers Inn, Ledges Hotel, Silver Birches or Hotel Anthracite. The Settlers Inn will also host a welcome wine and cheese on Sunday evening especially for service members along with a fireside chat by Steve Pratt and a photo exhibit in The Undercroft. Reservations are required for overnight accommodation. Guests to The Settlers Inn on November 17 will take a deep dive into the world of truffles. The Italian Wine Dinner boasts an elegant Italian menu of truffle inspired dishes expertly paired with cellar wines featuring Urbani Truffles and Pio Cesare Winery. The sumptuous menu includes dishes such as Truffle Whipped Mascarpone in a Phyllo Cup, Truffle Potato and Lukan’s Farm Egg Stuffed Raviolo with a White Truffle Butter Sauce as well as Creamy Ricotta Cheesecake with Pistachio and Truffle Honey Glaze. Kevin Gaudreau will serve as guest chef for the evening. The James Beard nominee is the owner of the renowned Beech Restaurant in Jamestown, RI. Reservations are required. Every Wednesday beginning November 1, guests to Glass-wine.bar.kitchen will enjoy a Taste of Tokyo. The restaurant located inside Ledges Hotel offers weekly authentic Izakaya style small plate and Japanese brew features. Gorgeous Floral has tablescapes covered for Turkey Day. Attend the Thanksgiving Centerpiece Sip and Snip on November 16 from 5:30-7 p.m. to create your own fresh floral bouquet for the dinner table. The light-hearted evening includes a mocktail or cocktail. Before the big feast, take part in Friendsgiving at Glass-wine.bar.kitchen. The casual celebration on Thanksgiving Eve, November 22, features live music by John Curtin plus food specials. Gather for Thanksgiving in Hawley at the properties of Settlers Hospitality. For a traditional Thanksgiving meal of farm-to-table favorites, make a reservation for Thanksgiving Dinner at The Settlers Inn on November 23. Seating is available from noon-6:30 p.m. Celebrate lakeside with the Thanksgiving Buffet at The Waterfront at Silver Birches on November 23 from noon-5 p.m. You may also opt to stay home and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast with none of the cooking. Both The Settlers Inn and The Dock on Wallenpaupack will offer Thanksgiving Dinner to Go featuring turkey and all the trimmings. Orders must be placed by November 21. Meals will be ready for pick up on November 23 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Settlers Cares Foundation helps usher in the holiday season with an Ugly Sweater Happy Hour on November 28. The evening will feature a crew of celebrity bartenders led by Pocono Travel Network’s Jim Hamill taking over the taps at Runaway Train in Brewery in Honesdale for a worthy cause. Whether it’s a relaxing getaway, memorable meal or unique special event, Settlers Hospitality crafts the finest offerings of the season into exceptional experiences.